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CVE-2020-35522

Published: 9 March 2021

In LibTIFF, there is a memory malloc failure in tif_pixarlog.c. A crafted TIFF document can lead to an abort, resulting in a remote denial of service attack.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
this issue simply causes the tiff2rgba tool to abort on a
malformed image, and has very little security impact.

Priority

Negligible

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
tiff
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.0.9-5ubuntu0.5)
groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(4.1.0+git201212-1ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(4.1.0+git201212-1ubuntu1)
upstream
Released (4.1.0+git201212-1)
xenial
Released (4.0.6-1ubuntu0.8+esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
impish Not vulnerable
(4.1.0+git201212-1ubuntu1)
focal
Released (4.1.0+git191117-2ubuntu0.20.04.3)
trusty
Released (4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11+esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
Patches:
upstream: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/commit/98a254f5b92cea22f5436555ff7fceb12afee84d

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H